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Due Date: Outubro 9, 2020
Due Date: Outubro 2, 2020
LAC Region | Due: 10/09/20

The RFS Consultant is a member of the LAC regional technical team, supporting the team’s efforts to facilitate:

  • Efficient, focused acute food insecurity monitoring, early warning analysis, and response planning;
  • Effective communication of this analysis to partners and decision-makers though high-quality reports, briefings, and other decision support;
  • Capacity strengthening and management of key local and regional network partnerships;
  • Additional technical backstopping to select countries in the region in food security monitoring, including focused early warning, technical reporting, and related activities;
  • Implementation of network development activities in collaboration with the regional representative (RR).

This position is based in the LAC region. The RFS Consultant will work under the technical direction and supervision of the RR or his/her designee. The RFS Consultant will invoice for no more than 15 days per month, unless a higher level of effort for a given month is approved in advance by the RR and the EWT’s Senior Management Team. The anticipated period of performance for this consultancy runs from October 2020 through April 2021, with the possibility of extension. The RFS Consultant may be required to travel within the region; some international travel to other regions may also be required.

A full scope of work for this position, including minimum qualifications, can be viewed below by clicking the "Read More" button. To apply please click here: https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/lac_rfs_consultant_92020

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Chad | Due: 10/02/20

The FEWS NET Early Warning Team maintains field offices in Africa, Central America, Asia, and the Caribbean. The Country Representative (CR) serves as the technical, administrative, and political (representational) head of each field office. Where appropriate, the CR may also support remote monitoring in selected countries. The CR is responsible for activities in the following five areas:

  • Efficient, focused food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis
  • Effective communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers though high-quality reports and participation in briefings and formal and informal meetings
  • Close collaboration with key partners, such as host government ministries, UN agencies, and international and local NGOs, among others
  • Supporting network development by addressing identified gaps in effective early warning systems
  • Project administration and management at the field office level

The CR represents the project at the local level, provides quality control for the deliverables of the project, and ensures that activities and products are delivered in a timely manner. The Chad CR position will remain open for applications through October 2, 2020. A full scope of work for this position, including minimum qualifications, can be viewed below. To apply please click here: https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/cr_chad 

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About FEWS NET

A Rede de Sistemas de AlertaPrecoce de Fome é líder na provisão de alertas precoces e análises relativas à insegurança alimentar. Estabelecida em 1985 com o fim de auxiliar os responsáveis pela tomada de decisões a elaborar planos para crises humanitárias, a FEWS NET provê análises baseadas em evidências em cerca de 35 países. Entre os membros implementadores refere-se a NASA , NOAA, USDA e o USGS, assim como a Chemonics International Inc. e a Kimetrica. Leia mais sobre o nosso trabalho.

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